Pre-Posting Session: Introduction to the Foreign Service Directives

Product code: IA0240

Upcoming sessions

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July 06, 2023


9:00 am to 1:00 pm (ET)


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Delivery method

Delivery method

Virtual Classroom




1 day






This course is designed to provide an overview of the Foreign Service Directives (FSDs) and their application and interpretation. This course is highly recommended for those who have never been on posting before or who have not been on posting in several years.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

• enhance their knowledge of the Foreign Service Directives (FSD) and understand how they apply throughout the posting cycle

• be familiar with the information and tools available on FSDs and the FSD portal

• understand that it is the responsibility of employees to familiarize themselves with the FSD and to seek clarification and/or assistance from their FSD administrator with respect to the application and/or interpretation of a specific directive

Legacy course code: 00029295

Additional upcoming sessions

Date and Time Session code Location Language Available seats
July 06, 2023, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (ET) IA0240-BIL-2023-001 Virtual Bilingual 28 More Info
Date modified: 2022-07-11